Certified Nursing Assistant Program (CTE)

About This Course

The Nurse Assistant- Pre-Certification program prepares students for the State Nurse Assistant Certification Exam and trains students for positions in the nursing field. This class includes classroom instruction and hands-on training in a long-term care facility. Successful students can climb the first rung up the professional ladder on the way to becoming a Registered Nurse.

In addition to passing the pre-registration assessment, potential students must pass a TB test, a physical, and a criminal background screening to be eligible for this class.

Class to be held at

San Antonio Community Day School
125 W. San Jose Ave, Claremont, CA 91711

Class times:

  • Class meetings for in-person instruction are from Monday- Friday from 7AM-2:30PM.

  • Clinical training can begin as early as 6:30AM at a home care facility.

Total Program Fee:

  • $2950 per term

  • Most of our students qualify for complete financial assistance.

  • Scholarships Available!

Classroom and State License Requirement:

  • Proof of COVID VACCINE for clinical sites

  • Valid Social Security Number

  • Fingerprints/background check

  • Past offenses may disqualify for a state license

If you are applying for financial assistance, please bring these documents to your appointment.

  1. Bring a copy of your resume

  2. Valid CA DL or ID (the physical card, NOT a copy)

  3. Social Security card preferably, or birth certificate or US Passport (the original, NOT a copy)

  4. Proof of Selective Services Registration – STATUS LETTER

  5. Proof of residence (utility bill, official correspondence, phone bill, bank statement, etc.)

  6. EDD Award Letter or Claim Form – (if applicable)

  7. Veterans: Bring DD-214 (if applicable)

  8. Any layoff or termination letter (if applicable)

  9. 6 months proof of income for you and your spouse (if applicable)

    • Paystubs, Unemployment Insurance documentation, EBT, disability, etc.

      • If you had the same employer for the past 6 months, then the last paycheck stub will suffice

        • *If you have children, please bring their birth certificates or social security cards and tax documents that provide their information (name, social security, etc.)